Worldwide announced Mid-Market M&A deals valued up to $500 million (including undisclosed value deals) totaled US$442.6 billion for the first half of 2017, a 0.4% decrease year-on-year.
According to estimates, global fees generated from completed Mid-Market M&A activity reached slightly over US$8.5 billion for the first half of 2017.
The Asia-Pacific (ex Central Asia) region (by target domicile) led the market, with US$183.6 billion of announced deal activity, representing 41.5% share of the market.
The Americas region (by target domicile) led the market in deal count, with 7,779 deals for the first half of 2017, representing 34.6% of the 22,488 deals announced worldwide.
The Real Estate sector comprised 18.6% of announced value, followed by Financials and Industrials, with 13.3% and 12.9% of the total market, respectively.